Thor (disambiguation)

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Thor is a god associated with thunder in Norse mythology.


Thor may also refer to:

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Fictional characters and entities



Norse Mythology


Other media


Natural sciences




Stage name




Weapons and military technology



  • PGM-17 Thor, an American intermediate range ballistic missile
  • Bristol Thor, a ramjet engine used on the Bristol Bloodhound missile
  • Project Thor, a theoretical US orbital kinetic bombardment weapons system
  • Thor, an alternate name for the Karl-Gerät, a 600mm German mortar used in World War II
  • THOR/Multi Mission System (MMS), a British Army vehicle-mounted Starstreak missile launcher
  • "Thor", alternate name for the US Mark 7 nuclear bomb, the first US tactical nuclear bomb

Other military technology

Other technologies

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